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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Additional comments on the Host: header.... (fwd)
Date Thu, 21 Mar 1996 10:00:04 GMT
> 
> On Wed, 20 Mar 1996, Dirk.vanGulik wrote:
> 
> > That is the deifinition of new; what I mean, at no cost we can make the
> > software understand both 1 *and* 0 without flagging an error. That makes
> > (for now) the transition smoothly. We could have a flag in http.conf
> > like 'HTTP_Trasition On/Off'. Which would rule wether an error is flagged
> > for the x=0 and y=1:
> 
> You might be interested to know that someone over on http-wg (don't know
> if you're a member) - several people in fact - called you an idiot. At
> least, that's how they reffered to a server manufacturer who put an option
> as to whether or not the error is returned or not in their configuration. 
> 
> My take on this is that we shouldn't implement HTTP/1.1 features until 
> the WG has hashed out the details, at least well enough that we can be 
> reasonably sure the spec won't change between now and July (or whenever 
> it is they want the final version to be done by nowadays). And besides, 
> implementing parts of 1.1 features but not all could be dangerous. We 
> can't call ourselves 1.1 until we implement at least all the required 
> ones, and no one knows what exactly those are yet..
> 
> I believe we should worry about Apache 1.1 right now, making the best 
> darn HTTP/1.0 server we can, and then after the final(ish) HTTP/1.1 spec 
> is done, we can make Apache 1.2 compliant with it. Or whichever.

Where is the mailing list for the HTTP WG? I've had enough of second-hand news
;-)

Cheers,

Ben.

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